Rajasthan BJP against state government move to enact fresh laws against mob lynching, honour killing
The saffron party claimed that when strict laws against mob lynching and honour killing are already in existence, it is pointless to bring any fresh law.
While representatives of the Nayak community said that the government is trying to protect the perpetrators, senior Congress leader Bhanwarlal Sharma said that the charges are false.
With Gehlot and Pilot camping in Delhi on Saturday it seems that the tussle between the two leaders has made the central leadership more anxious.
Saini was made BJP's Rajasthan state president after Ashok Parnami stepped down following the party's loss in 2 Lok Sabha and 1 Vidhan Sabha seats in the by-polls.
Addressing a poll rally in Karnataka on April 13, Rahul Gandhi, in a blistering attack against Prime Minister Narendra Modi, sought to know "why all thieves have surname Modi."
They said Tiwari will join the Congress in the presence of its president Rahul Gandhi, who is scheduled to meet party workers in Jaipur's Ramlila Maidan on Tuesday evening.
According to the party, several candidates have staked their claim to contest the elections this time.
While the BJP has handed fresh tickets 14 of its sitting MPs to contest the ensuing general elections, it has dropped Santosh Ahlawat, its sole woman parliamentarian from Rajasthan.
Rajasthan has had a long trend, historically, of a party doing well in the Assembly doing better in the succeeding Lok Sabha polls-the 2014 results being the latest proof.
Bhati said he resigned due to Arjun Ram Meghwal's 'anti-party' activities.
The protests took place across the state and thousands of BJP workers were detained.
BJP state general secretary Bhajan Lal Sharma said the Congress had promised to waive all farm loans within 10 days of the government formation but no loan has been waived so far.
Kalicharan Saraf, MLA from Malviya Nagar and health minister in the previous government, claimed most of the BJP MLAs wanted Raje to get the coveted post.
Going by the state poll results, the BJP could end up with just 11 seats in the next parliamentary elections.
In Pilibanga constituency, BJP candidate Darmendra Kumar had defeated his Congress rival Vinod Kumar for just 278 votes.